Lee Younghee also said "We've been quite respectful and also passive in a way" and added "However we shouldn't be... anymore".
And this is for a good reason. If you look at the product line, in terms of design, Samsung had models looking a bit like the iPhone, before it came on the market. Not only that, some technologies and ideas are originally from Samsung, so they claim. And if you dig a little deeper, then you might think iot's true.
In this ugly business, Samsung has learned a lesson: You need to sue first. And they will in Korea to restrict the iPhone5 to go on sale. Apple needs to learn a lesson, too: If you copy yourself other's products, you should consider to just shut up.
AP Interview: Samsung to Step up Apple Patent War - ABC News: "A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless technologies."'via Blog this'